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New Year, Fresh Start: 4 Ways to Take Charge of Your Life After a Divorce

By Admin User / January 18, 2022

Divorce is often viewed as a synonym for loneliness, loss, and failure, but this generalization overlooks the fact that it can also lead to empowerment and growth. If you were in an unhappy marriage for years or even decades, and you finally filed for divorce (or are thinking about it), then let 2022 be the…

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How to Plan for Divorce as a Woman

By Admin User / October 19, 2021

Divorce is an arduous process regardless of the circumstances we find ourselves in, but we can reduce life’s stress and unpredictability during and after divorce with sufficient planning and preparation. Life can become even more complicated for women, particularly mothers during and after a divorce. So, to make the process a little easier, we compiled…

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Your Guide to Divorce Planning

By Admin User / May 28, 2019

The dissolution of a marriage doesn’t often happen overnight. It usually begins years earlier. Ironically, brides will spend months, even years, planning their dream wedding, yet a couple rarely gives much thought to planning their “dream divorce.” However, planning for your divorce (a.k.a. marriage exit strategy) can save you thousands of dollars, loads of stress,…

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What’s the Difference Between Criminal and Civil Protective Orders in Texas?

By Admin User / August 16, 2018

When you’re faced with an abusive or threatening situation at home, what are your options? Do you call the police? Do you call a lawyer? Do you stay quiet? Whatever you do, don’t bury your head in the sand. Speaking up can be one of the hardest things you do, but it can save your…

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Four Ways to Financially Prepare for Divorce

By Admin User / July 30, 2018

When faced with a divorce, one of the biggest concerns that many people have is how they will come out of the ordeal financially. Whether you are the person who is petitioning for the divorce or you are the respondent, it is important to take steps to protect your financial well-being as you prepare to…

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Helping Your Friends Through the Divorce Process

By Admin User / July 15, 2018

A professional colleague of ours recently contacted us looking for legal advice for a friend who was going through a divorce. We get calls like this every month. Below is a summary of our conversation. “My friend reached out to me last night about a divorce. I don’t know the first thing about divorce, but…

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Tips for Finding the Right Dallas Divorce Attorney

By Admin User / June 30, 2018

Your Dallas divorce attorney is one of the most important partners you will ever hire, and there are many factors to consider when searching for the right attorney to take your case. Before beginning your search, it is important to take the time to identify your representative needs based on your current situation. Find the…

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Spousal Maintenance and Alimony in Texas Divorce

By Admin User / May 30, 2018

When a client is thinking about filing for divorce, one of the first things we get asked about is how we can help them get the financial support they need — alimony and spousal maintenance — once the divorce is final. There are many misconceptions about financial support options, and it helps to clarify and…

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How Stay-At-Home Moms Can Protect Themselves During a Divorce

By Admin User / May 15, 2018

You gave up your career momentum and earning potential in exchange for being the primary caregiver to your children, supporting your husband, and supporting his career. Now you’re facing divorce and wondering what you need to do to protect yourself financially. The best way to defeat doubt and build confidence is to educate yourself and…

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What Is Alimony in Texas?

By Admin User / April 30, 2018

When people say “alimony” in Texas, what they are really referring to is either spousal maintenance or contractual alimony. Spousal maintenance is defined under the Texas Family Code and requires that one partner pay the other partner money to support him or her for a period of time. For example, a stay-at-home mom could use…

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